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Musical feast at Castle Bytham’s Midsummer Festival

The final line-up of bands and performers has been announced for this year’s Midsummer Festival in Castle Bytham and it promises to be an even bigger and better musical and artistic feast than ever before. There will be music to … Continue reading

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Corby Glen post office in a cafe closes after three years

A post office set up in a village cafe has close for the last time today (Friday) because it is not paying for itself. The post office, in The Pantry in Corby Glen, was set up in February 2014 after … Continue reading

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Castle Bytham woman has purse returned after it is found in hundreds of tonnes of recycling waste

A Castle Bytham resident is thanking her lucky stars after her purse, along with its contents, was found among tonnes of recycling waste by an eagle-eyed employee at a recycling facility. Shirley Grayson had accidentally thrown her purse into her … Continue reading

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Ludlam heads bunch sprint for third place at Castle Bytham

A trio of Witham Wheelers made the short journey to Castle Bytham to take part in the latest EMRRL series race promoted by Bourne Wheelers over five laps of a 10-mile circuit on Sunday. In the soaring heat, the pace … Continue reading

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CYCLING: Witham Wheelers test reliability around the Vale

Witham Wheelers latest reliability ride took place on two routes out into the Vale Of Belvoir, through Redmile, Long Clawson and back via Waltham on the Wolds. The more experienced riders completed 43 miles in four different speed groups, and … Continue reading

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Get groovy at 1960s-themed Castle Bytham festival

Travel back in time and re-live the spirit of the 60s at this year’s Castle Bytham Midsummer Music Festival – a jam packed weekend of live music and entertainment in the heart of the village. Following the success of 2014, … Continue reading

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Change in wind direction could have caused plane crash near Castle Bytham

A light aircraft may have crashed into a bungalow because of a sudden change in wind direction, an investigation has found. The 73-year-old pilot of the Denney Kitfox ultralight was seriously injured in the crash, which happened at a grass … Continue reading

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Global TV audience for unsolved murder of Alan Wood

Police hope a worldwide audience for a new TV documentary on the horrific murder of supermarket worker Alan Wood could help solve the case. Alan, 50, last seen alive at The Willoughby Arms, in Little Bytham, was tortured over some … Continue reading

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Warning to lock vehicles after Castle Bytham thefts

Police are reminding the public to secure their vehicles after thieves stole items from unlocked cars. Two Castle Bytham residents had their cars entered ovenight between Thursday and Friday, when they were left unlocked parked on their driveways. Read more … Continue reading

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Six-year-old twins from Castle Bytham to cycle six miles for charity

Proving that you’re never too young to start fundraising, a pair of six-year-old twins have signed up to take part in a six-mile bike ride at Rutland Water in aid of Diabetes UK. Ben and Gracie Stevenson from Castle Bytham … Continue reading

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